1. Women, families and communities in Aceh

    In 2004 the province of Aceh in Indonesia was affected by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. The impact on rural communities was particularly harsh, exacerbating the existing poverty and poor... (comment match)

  2. Dams and alpacas in the Peruvian Andes

    In addition to severe losses in the mountain soil’s fertility, climate change is easily visible in the Peruvian Andes: the glaciers which feed all the rivers, and the snow on... (comment match)

  3. Sweet and sour delight: Value addition in citrus

    Creating economic incentives is an effective way for conserving agrobiodiversity. Establishing market linkages and adding value through processing of locally available crops can provide such incentives for conservation through use,... (comment match)

  4. Planning an Urban Market Garden in Toronto, Canada

    This case study outlines the plan for a 0.5 acre garden in downtown Toronto. This market garden was part of Field-To-Table's Urban Agriculture initiative and will complement ongoing rooftop and... (comment match)

  5. Organic farming: the successful story of Mr. Chidumula Nkhata

    Growing maize with use of manure alone. Case Studies and Articles. Development Fund. The Development Fund. Agroecology. Organic. Water. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  6. Post-War Reconstruction using Sustainable Agriculture in Chalatenango, El Salvador

    Ex-combatants and returned refugees formulate ecologically sustainable agricultural development plans in post-war El Salvador. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Ariane de Bremond. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  7. A breeding bull can benefit the whole village

    The case of Suklal Rajbanshi, a farmer in Shivgunj, Jhapa who is providing valuable service to cow owners in his village. Case Studies and Articles. LIBRD. Local Initiatives for Biodiversity.... (comment match)

  8. What we need is 40 acres and a mule

    The case of Brent, a urban famer. The urban agriculture movement, sweeping across urban areas, from West Oakland to Detroit, Milwaukee and Chicago to the Bronx and beyond, is a... (comment match)

  9. Rice Transplanting in the Tai Lake Region of China

    Farmers transplant paddy rice to increase the growing period for winter crops and reduce irrigation. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Erle Ellis. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  10. Using Human Manure ("nightsoil") in the Tai Lake Region of China

    China's farmers use human manure and urine, also known as "nightsoil", for fertilizer. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Erle Ellis. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)